Fireplaces

  • Gas Fireplace Keys
    Gas fireplaces have a lot of benefits, but they can also be pretty dangerous. When you're installing a gas fireplace, it's extremely important to make sure that all the seals are as tight as possible....
  • Log Mantels
    For a rustic decor, log mantels are ideal. Maybe you have a house in the mountains that just doesn't lend itself to the formality of city or suburb houses. Then again, perhaps you're a traditionalist ....
  • Apartment Fireplaces
    Fireplaces for apartments now exist, thanks to the new breed of clean-burning, portable "faux" fireplaces available to home dwellers of every type. Whether you live in a large home or a rented flat, y....
  • Hand-built Fireplace Mantels
    Hand-built fireplace mantels are a rewarding project, to say the very least. The fireplace, after all, is the focal point of the room. Cooking has fled to the kitchen and heating has moved (usually) t....
  • Smokeless Fireplaces
    Smokeless fireplaces eschew problematic wood fires for alcohol-and-salt-fueled fires that burn in a clean and controlled manner. Wood fires are the old-fashioned way of enjoying a fire, and though the....
  • Energy Saving Products
    Energy saving products like extra-thick windows and hybrid cars not only save energy now, but they save money in the long run. Plus, they establish a great example for conservation that the entire pla....
  • Kitchen Fireplaces
    Kitchen fireplaces are popular again, and it's been long time coming. The primary fire in a home--the hearth--was always the central meeting place: for meals, warmth, and socializing. In time, after w....
  • Circulating Fans
    Maintaining the right temperature in all of the rooms in your house can be a difficult task. This is especially true if you live in an old house with a single large fireplace or stove that does have ....
  • Coal Carriers
    If you have a fireplace, there a few things you can't do without. A chimney is one, and of course some wood is always a good idea. Aside from the obvious, however, there are a few accessories that w....
  • Wood Fireplace Mantels
    No matter what your style in interior design, you can find wood fireplace mantels to accentuate and dramatize it. The fireplace, after all, has been the focal point of homes ever since--this is guessw....